Lady Gaga Seeks To Toss Copyright Suit Over 'Judas'

Law360, New York (March 5, 2013, 8:14 PM EST) -- Stefani Germanotta, better known as Lady Gaga, argued Monday that a copyright infringement suit over her song "Judas" ought to be dismissed since the song is "entirely different" from a track named "Juda" by the Chicago singer-songwriter who filed the complaint.

Germanotta filed a motion for summary judgment in federal court in Illinois, asking the judge to toss out Rebecca Francescatti's lawsuit alleging the pop star copied her work. Francescatti claims that the same sound engineer worked on her track as well as Gaga's track, the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Francescatti v. Germanotta et al

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit



Honorable Marvin E. Aspen

Date Filed

August 3, 2011

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